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Dip apples in boiling water for 5 seconds to remove the wax. Apples naturally have a waxy coating, so do this even for farmers market apples.
1. Remove wax
Boil heavy cream, brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt until it reaches 245°F. Don't stir, or it might turn grainy.
2. Make caramel
Cool caramel to 200°F in a glass measuring cup. Dip apples, scraping caramel off the bottom so it doesn't puddle.
3. Cool caramel & dip apples
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Roll the caramel around the apple for 5 seconds to distribute & let it set.
4. Set caramel
Roll apple in toppings while caramel is still wet. Try nuts, chocolate, cereal, granola, coconut, marshmallows, and more.
5. Dip in toppings
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Refrigerate caramel apples for up to 1 week.
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Homemade caramel apples